Society for Affective Science

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Date(s) - 04/26/2018 - 04/28/2018
All Day

UCLA Luskin Conference Center


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Society for Affective Science

We look forward to attending the Society for Affective Science annual meeting this spring in Los Angeles.  If you will attend the SAS meeting and you want to meet with one of our representatives during the conference, please contact us in advance to make arrangements.

Founded in 2012, the Society for Affective Science is an international scientific society whose mission is to foster basic and applied research in the variety of fields that study affect broadly defined. To promote this purpose, the Society will hold its first conference in April 2014 for presentation and discussion of original theory and research, instrumentation and methodology, and new directions and standards in the field.

Featured Speakers:

Interdisciplinary Panel: What is Value?

  • Colin Camerer, Department of Behavioral Finance & Economics, California Institute of Technology
  • Sheri Johnson, Department of Psychology, UC Berkeley
  • Karen Quigley, Department of Psychology, Northeastern University

TED-Style Talks

  • Nicole Prause, Department of Psychiatry, UCLA on “Human Sexual Behavior”
  • Matthew Lieberman, Department of Psychology, UCLA on “Human Affective Neuroscience”
  • John Capitanio, Department of Psychology, UC Davis on “Animal Models of Loneliness”

Getting It Right By Being “Wrong” In Affective Science

  • Iris Mauss, Department of Psychology, UC Berkeley
  • Maya Tamir, Department of Psychology, Hebrew University

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